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Dental Fix RX Exceeds 8,000 Dental Customers In 3rd Quarter »

September 19, 2014 at 1:00PM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

National Mobile Dental Repair Company, Dental Fix RX, Doubles Customers in less than a Year
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // DAVIE, Fla. - Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair franchisor, announced today that the company is now actively serving over 8,000 dentists in North America. Focusing on a unique business model and providing exceptional customer service and a faster fix, Dental Fix has exceeded its sales and growth goals for 2014, doubling the number of customers in less than a year.
"Dental Fix focuses on providing outstanding customer service to every dentist we serve," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix. "Throughout 2014, we've experienced a 100 percent growth over last year, our franchise owners now service over 8,000 customers and we are on pace to have over 9,000 customers by year end...

Category Leader RNR Wheels & Tires Franchise Engages The Tanner Franchise Group, Inc. »

September 19, 2014 at 11:52AM PDT | Source: RNR Custom Wheels and Tires

To Accelerate Systemwide Franchise Sales Growth
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA, GA. - Tanner Franchise Group, Inc., Co-Founder and Partner Greg Tanner announced that RNR Wheels & Tires, headquartered in Tampa, FL, has engaged the boutique franchise consulting firm to help accelerate franchise sales growth.
"RNR is a great franchise company that wants to award more franchises to qualified candidates," said Tanner. "We’re coming in to assess their situation and capabilities, to provide recommended strategies and tactics to grow their franchise system and to implement our franchise development initiatives."
RNR Wheels & Tires was founded in 2000 and began franchising in 2003. The Franchise 500® brand and category leader, with more than 70 stores, provides custom wheels and performance tires that a growing and underserved consumer market wants and RNR offers the payment options that they need...

Former NFL Player Sidney Rice Opens New Wingstop Location In Renton »

September 19, 2014 at 11:09AM PDT | Source: Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
Wingstop Restaurants Inc. Opportunities Available

The Wing Experts now saucing and tossing in Renton, Wash. at 804 N. Landing Way, Ste. A.
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Wingstop has landed a new location in the Seattle area with Sidney Rice, former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver, taking the reins. The award-winning wing concept, with more than 670 locations, recently opened its newest restaurant at 804 N. Landing Way, Ste. A.
This location will host a Take 5 event and Wing Eating Contest on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 12 to 6 p.m. Every Guest will receive five free wings and may even spot a local NFL player or two.
This is the sixth location for "The Wing Experts" in the state of Washington, and will operate under the leadership of District Manager, Gregory Southern II...

Cellairis To Offer Shout! Custom Cases On-Site At AT&T Michigan Avenue Location For IPhone 6 And IPhone 6 Plus Launch »

September 19, 2014 at 10:41AM PDT | Source: Cellairis

Leading Wireless Accessory Partners with AT&T to Offer In-Store Custom Case Builder Experience
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // ALPHARETTA, GA – Cellairis (Cellairis.com), one of the world's largest wireless accessory retailers, today announces partnership with AT&T to provide the Shout! one-of-a-kind custom case builder on-site at AT&T's flagship location on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. In conjunction with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in-store launch, Cellairis offers customers the opportunity to customize cases with images, text, monograms and more. Cases will be available to purchase and print on-site.
Shout! is an easy-to-use tool for creating personalized cell phone cases that allows individuals to upload a favorite picture, image or pattern and customize case templates with varying fonts, designs, monograms and colors...

Hurricane Grill & Wings Debuts Redesigned Website »

September 19, 2014 at 9:01AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Restaurant Franchise Introduces New Web Features
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a casual-dining franchise known for its never-frozen, jumbo wings and more than 35 signature sauces and rubs, announced today a new and modernized website. The revamped website was designed with the user in mind in order to create an easier online experience for fans.
Hurricane Grill & Wings' updated website boasts a variety of components built to enhance both the mobile and desktop web experience including: location services, customized menu with pricing per location, click to call your closest Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurant, as well as a redesign that showcases the brand's beachy and laid back vibe...

Dominate Trade Shows With EmbroidMe »

September 19, 2014 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: EmbroidMe

September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // West Palm Beach, FL - Steal the spotlight at your next trade show with customized promotional products, apparel and displays. Build a brand customers will trust and competitors will envy with EmbroidMe.
It’s too easy to get lost in a sea of tradeshow booths. Stand out with custom banners, tablecloths, backdrops and other unique displays. Catch the eye of new clients, while reassuring already satisfied customers that yours is the best in the biz. Not only will your booth look great, your team will look sharp in customized apparel and visual branding, from professional polos to colorful name tags.
Leave lasting impressions with creative promotional giveaways. Show clients and competition you’re confident in your business with custom glassware, tote bags, office supplies or tech accessories featuring your company name and logo...

Balihoo Invests In Continued Company Growth, Announces New Executives »

September 19, 2014 at 8:29AM PDT | Source: Balihoo

Dave Oliveira named CEO, Pete Gombert maintains active role as Balihoo's Chairman of the Board, David O'Neill assumes role as Executive Vice President of Sales
Boise, Idaho – September 3, 2014 – Balihoo (www.balihoo.com), the leading local marketing platform helping national brands activate thousands of data-driven campaigns, announced several shifts in leadership. David Oliveira will step into the role of Chief Executive Officer at Balihoo, effective immediately, while company founder and former CEO, Pete Gombert, will advise the company in his role as Chairman of the Board. David O'Neill has assumed the role of Executive Vice President of Sales, leading the sales organization.
"As Balihoo continues on its path of exponential growth and innovation, there is no better time to expand our leadership and vision at the executive level," said Pete Gombert...

France Welcomes Its First Hotel Indigo® To Paris’ Operatic Heart »

September 19, 2014 at 8:03AM PDT | Source: Hotel Indigo

September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, announces the debut of its boutique brand, Hotel Indigo®, in France, with the opening of Hotel Indigo® Paris – Opera at the heart of the capital's entertainment district. The new hotel marks a milestone for the brand as the 60th Hotel Indigo hotel globally, opening in the brand's 10th anniversary year.
The 57-room Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera is set in the elegant Opera quartier of Paris. Encircled by the most prestigious theatres, music halls and opera houses in France – as well as lesser-known but equally enthralling venues – the area was shaped by Haussmann and is best known for its ornate opera house: The Palais Garnier, which provided the inspiration for Gaston Leroux's world famous 'Phantom of the Opera'...

Christian Flaesch Is Appointed Senior Vice President Safety And Security Of The Accor Group »

September 19, 2014 at 7:37AM PDT | Source: Accor North America

Paris, September 15, 2014 - Christian Flaesch is joining the Accor group as Senior Vice president Safety and Security. His key assignments will be to head up the Group's safety and security policy, to develop preventive measures regarding employees and properties and to coordinate prevention and risk management.
He will report to Sven Boinet, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Transformation, Human Resources and Legal Affairs.
Christian Flaesch is 56 years old. He graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Police (National Police College) in Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or, and holds a D.E.A. (French post-graduate diploma) in criminal law and criminal science (University Paris I).
An auditor of the 10th national session of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Sécurité Intérieure (Institute of Advanced Studies in Internal Security), Christian Flaesch boasts more than 30 years of experience in safety and security and has spent his entire career with French law enforcement authorities...

Cousins Subs® In Appleton, Wis. Hosts Guest Appreciation Day  »

September 19, 2014 at 7:09AM PDT | Source: Cousins Subs

Store Owners Thank Community For Patronage
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // APPLETON, Wis. – Join the Cousins Subs® located at 3020 E. College Avenue in Appleton, Wis. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 for a guest appreciation day to commemorate one year under new ownership.
As part of the celebration, the store is offering guests a special price of $2.99 for its 7½-inch Ham and Provolone, Turkey Breast and Veggie subs.* In addition, guests will have the chance to play games such as Plinko and enter to win various prizes including subs, Cousins gear and other fun items.
"It has been an incredible experience getting to know the members of this community and I am awe-inspired by the endless generosity showcased each and everyday," said Sujal Baherawala, owner of the College Avenue Cousins Subs...

"Make A Difference" By Supporting The Shriners Hospital For Children In Galveston, Texas »

September 19, 2014 at 6:56AM PDT | Source: Amazing Spaces

September 8, 2014 - Houston, Spring, and The Woodlands, TX – Amazing Spaces® Storage Centers asks Houston, Spring, and The Woodlands communities to join together and show how easily an individual can "Make a Difference" by supngporti the Shriners Hospital For Children. The Texas Self Storage Association launched the "Starfish: Make a Difference" state-wide campaign to emphasize the contributions made by self storage owners in their communities and to highlight the partnership with Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston. Amazing Spaces Storage Centers and the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) have supported the work of the Shriners Children’s Hospital for the past eight years. Donations to the hospital from the Starfish Campaign have surpassed the $500,000 mark...

Crain’s New York Ranks 24 Seven As One Of City’s Top 10 Women-Owned Businesses »

September 19, 2014 at 6:47AM PDT | Source: 24 Seven USA

September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // New York, NY – With revenue up and demand for digital talent driving growth, New York City based talent management and recruiting firm 24 Seven, Inc. has once again been named to Crain's New York annual ranking of the top 10 "Largest Women-Owned Firms" list in New York City.
With the strengthening economy, 24 Seven has taken full advantage of increased hiring by companies looking for talent to activate their growth strategies. In 2013, 24 Seven saw revenue increase across its divisions, especially in Beauty and Digital, and also launched a new Event Marketing talent specialty.
"Business is strong and we are actively expanding the business by adding to our services, global reach, and team," stated Celeste Gudas, founder and CEO 24 Seven Inc...

Edo Japan Opens The Doors To 30th Calgary Restaurant »

September 19, 2014 at 6:38AM PDT | Source: Edo Japan

Popular Teppanyaki-Style Restaurant Poised for Continued Growth throughout Western Canada
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Calgary, Alberta - Edo Japan opened the doors to its 30th Calgary restaurant, situated on the 36th Street N.E. Marlborough Mall pad site, today at 10 a.m.
Known for its signature dishes', including Sukiyaki Beef and Teriyaki Chicken, Edo Japan is dedicated to serving customers fresh, healthy meals made with simply better ingredients. The popular fast-casual restaurant serves more than eight million meals annually and the new location will mark the 76th restaurant in Alberta, totaling 108 locations across Canada.
The new restaurant is especially momentous for franchisee Geoffrey Nguyen who began his career with Edo Japan over 20 years ago...

Christmas Decor Stresses Safety For Holidays »

September 19, 2014 at 5:42AM PDT | Source: Christmas Decor

Professional Holiday and Event Decorating Specialist Recommends Hiring a Pro for Ladder Use During Holiday Season
LUBBOCK, TX - (Marketwired - Sep 18, 2014) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates there were 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating seen in emergency departments nationwide during November and December 2012. Thirty-four percent of those injuries involved falls, many of them falls from ladders. In fact, according to the CPSC, every year, hundreds of people fall from ladders while hanging decorations.
But the holiday decorating experts at Christmas Decor say that holiday decorating doesn't need to be a hazardous activity. As the premier holiday lighting and decorating company in North America, Christmas Décor provides homeowners with professional holiday and event decorating to help eliminate unnecessary accidents for local residents...

Hertz's China Partner, CAR Inc., Announces Initial Public Offering »

September 19, 2014 at 5:34AM PDT | Source: Hertz

CAR Inc. Plans to Use Proceeds from IPO to Increase Rental Fleet
NAPLES, Fla. - Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) is poised to enhance its presence in the world's fastest growing economy as its car rental partner in China uses an initial public offering (IPO) to increase its rental fleet.
Hertz's partner CAR Inc., China’s biggest car rental company, launched its IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEx) today. Following the announcement Hertz is poised to enhance its presence in the world’s fastest growing economy.
CAR Inc., China's biggest car rental company, launched its IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEx) today.
Hertz, the world's largest general use car rental brand, acquired a 19% stake in CAR in April 2013...

Printing Operators Turn To FASTSIGNS® To Revive Business »

September 19, 2014 at 4:57AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS
FASTSIGNS Opportunities Available

Leading Signage & Visual Graphics Franchisor Exhibits at Graph Expo 2014 to Share Success with Independent Owners through Company's Co-Brand Franchise Program
CARROLLTON, Texas - September 18, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - As the demands within the print industry continue to evolve, traditional print shop businesses must make adjustments to their business models in order to stay relevant. FASTSIGNS® International Inc. - the worldwide franchisor of more than 560 FASTSIGNS® sign, graphics and visual communications centers in eight countries - recognizes the challenges faced by independent owners and offers proven franchise programs to provide the necessary resources they need to diversify and grow their businesses.
"FASTSIGNS made the whole idea of new product opportunities and new solutions come alive for our current clients...

Hyatt Hotels Hosts The Fifth Gift Card Network Regional Summit In Chicago, Illinois On October 15, 2014 »

September 19, 2014 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Vancouver, Wa (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 - The Gift Card Network holds a series of regional creative brainstorming summits for the gift card industry. These summits focus on building comfortable working relationships and respect among a variety of merchants, vendors, and distributors.
Gift Card Network member Hyatt Hotel Corporation is hosting the event. The Gift Card Network thanks Hyatt Hotels as well as its additional sponsors, including Powerhouse Brands Consulting, GC Incentives, National Gift Card, Walgreens, Manna Group, and Scrip Pro.
"We are happy to host fellow members in the gift card industry at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for a day of collaboration and learning. Gift cards are an important aspect of our individual incentive offerings at Hyatt, providing a means to give the gift of travel and memories," says Todd Tomlin, Hyatt Hotels...

Jersey Mike's Opens First Westlake Location »

September 19, 2014 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
September 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Westlake, OH - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Westlake on September 10. Franchise owners Sean Getty and John Lescher held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, September 10 to Sunday, September 14 to support Westlake Pay-to-Participate Scholarships.
The new restaurant, located at 30680 Detroit Road, circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $2 contribution to Westlake Pay-to-Participate Scholarships.
"We're excited to bring Jersey Mike's to Westlake," said Lescher. "Every Jersey Mike's grand opening is a chance to support the community through a five day fundraiser and this time we've partnered up with Westlake Pay-to-Participate Scholarships...

Heidi Soper Joins EXIT Realty In Wells »

September 19, 2014 at 4:41AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Wells, Maine (Grassroots Newswire) September 18, 2014  - Heidi Soper joined EXIT Oceanside Realty in Wells.
"We're excited to welcome Heidi to EXIT Realty," says Rick Coyne, Broker/Owner of EXIT Oceanside Realty. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Heidi each and every day."
Heidi is a new real estate agent but she is not new to real estate. A Wells resident, Heidi has previous experience as a real estate investor and home inspections. This experience will be very beneficial to Heidi's sellers and buyers.
"Since 2001, I have been investing in real estate. Now I am excited to combine my investment experience along with previous home inspection experience into a career of helping others benefit from investing in real estate," says Heidi...

Wheel Fun Rentals To Open New Bike And Specialty Cycle Rental Location At Holiday Inn Express In Port Hueneme »

September 19, 2014 at 4:34AM PDT | Source: Wheel Fun Rentals

Oxnard, CA - September 19, 2014 - (PR.com) - Wheel Fun Rentals is opening a new location at the Holiday Inn Express, located right in the heart of Port Hueneme in Oxnard. Wheel Fun Rentals offers guests the opportunity to rediscover the joys of having some old-fashioned outdoor fun, providing activities and rental equipment for people of all ages and skill levels. Doors officially open at this brand new location on Friday, September 19th.
"Over the course of our nearly 30 years of experience, we have learned that in today's fast-paced world, people still want the simple pleasures of a day at the beach and having fun together," said Al Stonehouse, President and CEO of Wheel Fun Rentals. "We offer a way for customers to get outside, turn off the electronics, leave the car behind, and spend time together having fun and experiencing their surroundings...



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